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#LeadedDishes: Bauer Los Angeles Plate, Green

Green plate, vintage Bauer, Los Angeles: 430,100 parts per million lead. Tested negative with Lead Check swab (which are designed to test for lead on painted surfaces – not pottery)- Why take the risk? The only way to know if lead is leaching is to send it to a lab. Better to have lead-free dishes […]

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#LeadedDishes: Bauer Los Angeles Plate, Orange

Orange plate, vintage Bauer, Los Angeles: 459,300 parts per million lead. [Sorry about the fuzzy photo!] Tested negative with Lead Check swab (which are designed to test for lead on painted surfaces – not pottery)- Why take the risk? The only way to know is lead is leaching is to send it to a lab. […]

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#LeadedDishes: Bauer Los Angeles Saucer, Yellow

Yellow saucer, vintage Bauer, Los Angeles : 174,800 parts per million lead. Tested negative with Lead Check swab (which are designed to test for lead on painted surfaces – not pottery)- Why take the risk? The only way to know if lead is leaching is to send it to a lab. Better to have lead-free […]

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#LeadedDishes: Bauer Los Angeles Plate, Yellow

Yellow plate, vintage Bauer, Los Angeles: 524,400 parts per million lead. Tested negative with Lead Check swab (which are designed to test for lead on painted surfaces – not pottery)- Why take the risk? The only way to know if lead is leaching is to send it to a lab. Better to have lead-free dishes […]

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#LeadedKitchen: Vintage Los Angeles Bauer Mixing Bowl

Blue mixing bowl, vintage Bauer, Los Angeles: 454,100 parts per million lead on the outside, 474,100 ppm lead on the inside. Tested negative with Lead Check swab- but why take the risk? The only way to know is lead is leaching is to send it to a lab. Tested with an XRF —- #XRFTesting #LeadedDishes […]

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#LeadedKitchen: Vintage Ceramic Hull Brand Mixing Bowl

Ceramic “Hull” mixing bowl: 31,400 ppm lead. Tested with an XRF —- #XRFTesting #LeadedDishes • #LeadSafeDishes For LEAD FREE mixing bowl choices, click HERE. For more safer choices in kitchenware options, click here. Note:  I am not saying this particular bowl will poison the people using it.  I am saying that there is no reason […]

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#LeadedDishes: White Plate – Optima from Mikasa

White Ceramic Larger Plate: 45,300 ppm lead. Optima Super Strong Fine China Christopher Stuart Cafe White “Freezer to oven and microwave safe dishwasher proof” Made in Indonesia “everyday dishes” vintage: 1996 -1999 (ish) Purchased at Mikasa Tested with an XRF Learn more and find lead-free dishware options here: http://tamararubin.com/2016/12/dishes/

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#LeadedChina: Optima White Bowl from Mikasa

White Ceramic Bowl: 46,200 ppm lead. Optima Super Strong Fine China Christopher Stuart Cafe White “Freezer to oven and microwave safe dishwasher proof” Made in Indonesia “everyday dishes” vintage: 1996 (ish) Tested with an XRF — #XRFTesting For some lead-free dishware options (and to learn more) check out my blog: http://tamararubin.com/blog/ (use the search bar!)

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#Leaded: Black Sunbeam Crock-Pot Brand Ceramic Liner

Sunbeam Products Crock-Pot: Black inside of ceramic liner 81 ppm lead. Bare ceramic edge on bottom: 158 ppm lead Non detect for cadmium, mercury, arsenic. #XRFTesting Tested with an XRF If you have to use a crock pot or slow cooker I recommend this one, because it has a stainless steel liner (even though the […]

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